The iSTART fee is $59.00 and will be charged to your UCLA BruinBill account during the Winter Quarter. The fee includes all of the following items:

  • Pre-Arrival Online Orientation
  • Visa Check-In
  • UCLA Exchange Student Orientation
  • Sightseeing Bus Tour of Los Angeles
  • Access to our DCISS Programs
  • iSTART Welcome Pack
    • UCLA Sweatshirt
    • Dashew Center Glass Water Bottle
    • Map of L.A. (UCLA Campus, Santa Monica, Venice, Downtown, Hollywood)
    • Reusable UCLA grocery bag

Although you are consenting to add the iSTART charge to your BruinBill when you begin iSTART, the charges will not be posted to your BruinBill account until February 2014 . Please make sure you are always aware of charges on your BruinBill so you do not incur late fees for non-payment of charges.

There are no refunds for iSTART. No exceptions.


Create a DCISS Account to begin iSTART
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Questions about iSTART?